I read this blog post recently called Be Curious which has led to me being curious when it comes to helping my kids on their faith journey. Not only my kids but those who come to me seeking advice. Making me relook at the way I pastor the Church I have the privilege of leading. This curiosity has . . .
The following is Richard Rhor's Daily Meditation from Centre for Action and Contemplation Popular religious scholar and friend Diana Butler Bass shares how Jesus’ teaching “on the mount” placed him in the lineage of Moses and other revered Jewish prophets. Jesus builds on his own Jewish . . .
Listen to our Good Friday Message and may God's grace and peace be with you. . . .
You are not here to verify, Instruct yourself, or inform curiosity Or carry report. You are here to kneel Where prayer has been valid. —T. S. Eliot, “Little Gidding” Everybody looks at the world through their own lens, a matrix of culturally inherited qualities, family influences, and other life . . .
I have been thinking lately about our journeys through life and the Unexpected Detours that change our direction. If you have ever had one of these detours that force or give you an ability to change directions, you are left asking yourself a question…... This is a question that repeats like a . . .
Check out this video about Rev Ed Dobson Become the kind of person who can find hope in the midst of difficult circumstances. In It Ain't Over, the first film in the Ed's Story series, Ed Dobson reminds us that life isn't over yet and that we don't have to feel overwhelmed by the struggles . . .
The following is a meditation writing from Richard Rohr from November 9th ,2020 from the Center for Action and Contemplation: You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ But I say unto you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that . . .
The Kingdom of God is always Working, Moving, Breathing, and Dancing All around us. Help me to see this God because when I look, I see Pain, Suffering, Distrust, Violence, and Manipulation of Power. Help me to remember the parable of the Growing Seed found in the Gospel of . . .
Material from: Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation Practice: Brave Creativity In 2010, Living School sendee Jonathon Stalls spent 242 days walking across the United States. The journey inspired him to help other people experience “life at 3 miles . . .
I write this to give whoever reads hope because we all feel like a Duck in Water at times. If you do not know what I mean by that, please let me explain……. What I mean by that is all of us at times feel in over our heads. Above the water we look calm like a duck and others don’t even notice . . .
And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.Philippians 4:8 “In difficult times carry something beautiful in your heart.” Blaise . . .
In this current season I have been doing a lot of thinking around Leadership and have attended countless leadership webinars, podcast, and Zoom sessions. These things have always helped led to positive reflection during times of contemplation afterwards. I say this because I am positive these things . . .
Richard Rohr's Daily MeditationFrom the Center for Action and Contemplation Julian of Norwich A Perennial WisdomMonday, May 11, 2020 Although Julian of Norwich is an anonymous woman who lived over 600 years ago, seekers and scholars return . . .
by Sarah Anderson found on https://theparentcue.org/how-easter-gives-us-hope-in-the-midst-of-a-pandemic/ I’ve got good news and bad news. The bad news is: we’re in the middle of a health crisis and global pandemic that has radically restructured our normal routines and ways of life that none . . .
By Kimberley George Don’t miss this opportunity. This chance to grow into the change. Backstory to this word- The last couple years for us have been a shaking and shattering. It’s been 2 gruesome years of breaking in ways I never thought I could break. I never ever thought in my life I’d look . . .
The Good Shepherd The Lord is my soul mate, who never loses sight of me. He gives more than I ask, more than I can imagine. The boundary lines He leads me to Are pleasant, full of abundant goodness, generous provision. Though He may lead me through places called ‘difficulty’ or . . .
At our Planning & Discernment Day for the beginning of 2016 we had a time of reflection around Psalm 24. The wide range of responses that came from people in our church in this time of reflection were truly inspiring. This is what came out of Keith's reflection on Psalm . . .